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A 51 years previous taxi driver from Bangkok discovered himself within the highlight after returning a passenger’s forgotten handbag, which contained a substantial sum of US$ 3,310 and two Myanmar passports. The incident occurred on March 7, and it was reported to the general public by FM91 Trafficpro yesterday.

Songchai Chaiiam has a long-standing repute for honesty, cultivated over his 30-year profession within the taxi business. He has at all times made some extent to return any objects left behind in his car to the FM91 Trafficpro division of the Police Communications Division, positioned in Chatuchak, Bangkok. Nevertheless, this latest discovery marked essentially the most priceless merchandise he’s ever returned to a passenger.

Upon discovering the handbag, Songchai instantly felt concern for its proprietor, worrying that the lack of such a big sum of money might probably go away them stranded in Thailand. He swiftly handed the handbag over to FM91 Trafficpro to provoke the seek for its rightful proprietor.

“Cash is difficult to achieve. Each taxi driver needs to be trustworthy in the event that they discover left-behind property from any passenger. Moreover, all passengers ought to examine in the event that they forgot something earlier than stepping out of the taxi and they need to bear in mind the taxi’s info in case something occurred,” Songchai shared his views on the incident.

The proprietor of the handbag, Khin Aye Kyaing, expressed her immense reduction at receiving her misplaced belongings. Initially, she was fraught with fear as the cash was meant to cowl medical bills. Regardless of her preliminary panic, she had religion that she would retrieve the cash, attributing her optimism to her perception within the inherent kindness and honesty of the Thai individuals. She expressed her gratitude whereas receiving the cash, as reported by FM91 Trafficpro, reported The Pattaya Information.

As of now, there was no info launched relating to whether or not or not Songchai was provided or accepted any reward for his demonstration of honesty.

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